Duluth Underwear and Charcoal Toothpaste (And Other Serious Things)

I should learn to try new and strange things. Rubbing my teeth with charcoal met both criteria. I took a generous helping on tooth brush and vigorously applied it to every corner of my mouth. I looked in the mirror. It looked like a had guzzled five quarts of motor oil.

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Flying with Toddlers & the Depravity of Mankind

No one has ever groveled like a parent with a screaming toddler on a plane. “Here’s pretzels. Have a cookie. Here’s a bag of sugar. Hey, I got an idea, let’s sing “Baby Shark.’ In fact, here’s Daddy’s iPhone; all yours! Whatever your heart desires, up to half the kingdom, is yours. Just stop screaming.”

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Some Assembly Required

I bought a new vacuum cleaner. It’s a premium, deluxe, extra awesome Bissell that Walmart had on sale for $50. After ripping the box open, I found a motley crew of plastic components inside complete with a instruction manual translated into fifty languages. It was pretty easy to assemble because all the pieces were there,…

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We Officially Passed 20% Support!

Thanks to two new monthly support pledges last week, we are at 20.42% support! This is fantastic and we’re so excited to be seeing momentum like this. In September so far, four people have supported us. In previous months we were averaging 1.5 supporters a month (an educated guesstimate). It’s incredibly humbling to have so…

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THE BIG IDEA: Fixing and Flying Missionary Airplanes With MMS Aviation

Now you probably know this, but you can’t just trot down to the local mission in the Amazon and tell them you want to fly their airplanes around. They don’t generally let people do that. They don’t even let you work on them without some training (they don’t want people dying in plane crashes, which I can understand).

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New Supporter This Week! Also: Support Progress

Hey guys, We got new support this week! Praise God for this development with us. We are now at 14.47% of our way to our support goal. We are also trusting another supporter will become official this month so that number should go up in a couple weeks! We had a goal of 25% by…

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We’re Off the Ground!

I don’t mean literally off the ground, unfortunately. It will be several years before I begin pilot training (if the Lord wills). But we do have several supporters who signed up for monthly commitments! This is huge to us and we are so humbled and grateful to those who made the commitment official. We now…

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